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very person meant to educate them, now their parents are suing clark county school district, because they say the sexual abuse could have been avoided... fox5's miguel martinez-valle talked to the parents lawyer. he's live to break down what he found in the lawsuit. in 2008 school teacher jerimiah mazo was charged with sexually abusing his students at simmons elementary school, the case was dismissed... and clark county transferred mazo to hayden elementary... now he's in prison for molesting students from his new school, and the parents of these kids say clark county school district is to partly to blame ... " we want to make sure this never, ever happens to someone elses child in our community." jerimiah mazo is facing up to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing some of his students, but parents of the victims don't think
" they made a huge huge mistake here, by just trying to sweep this under the rug and ignoring it." they think clark county school district could have prevented the whole thing, seeing as mazo was accused of the same crime just years earlier.. " this defense that clark county school district keeps putting out there that well, the criminal court dismissed these charges in 2008 there's nothing we can do, that position in ludacris" robert eglet is leading the case against the district, he say's there's no way of knowing exactly how many children were victims of mazo or the phsycological effects the abuse will have on the kids who have come forward. " they've said they dont want to have children, because they dont want this to happen to one of their children." he says the school district should have done more to prevent this from happening...includi ng conducting a private investigation into mazo's earlier case, and notifying the parents about his accused history... " at a very minimum, at a very minimum, they could have transfered him to a position where
access to be able to do this to children." the damage is done, but eglet and the parents he represents hope the lawsuit will lead the school district to change their and prevent more kids from falling victim to abuse. " year after year is an incident in our school district like this." we did reach out to clark county school distirst the story, they said they do not comment on pending litigation. reporting live, miguel martinez- valle, fox5 news local. las vegas. mazo was originally facing 32 counts of child molestation, last year he plead guilty to three lesser counts of attempted lewdness with a child so he could avoid trial dozens of guests evacuted from a strip hotel-- for hours... as hazmat crews were called to the luxor after an unknown substance was found. "we came from the
luxor we were blocked so we had to walk half a block to the front then they wouldnt let us back up to our room there were sections in the lobby that were roped off and they wouldnt let us come back to our rooms." the clark county fire department and metro police were called... after housekeeping staff found a suspicious substance in a room that had just been checked out... as a precaution crews evacuated guests on the 27the , 28th and 29th floors. "we look at this like we would look at any other residence... and other structure any other building. our number one goal is keeping the community safe. " authorities did not say what the substance was... but guests were allowed back in around 3 p-m. the luxor gave evacuated guests free exhibit and spa passes. two people were critically hurt in an early morning shooting. it happened during a home invasion. it was just before five this morning in a gated neighborhood in summerlin.
teenager who they think is his daughter with gunshot wounds. crews rushed them to university medical center in critical condition. police found a gun in the park across the street... that's the gun they think the gunman used. now neighbors are on edge. "unrike weding /lives nearby its so scary its such a nice neighborhood you know everyone minds their own business its awful home invasions are getting more and more " detectives think the suspects and victims knew each other. if you have any information-- call police. north las vegas police have located a van--- believed to have been seen the night of a deadly hit and run accident. police say they have been in contact with the owner... but are still investigating. sunday night-- two year-old evelyn green was hit in front of her home near pecos and lake mead. police are asking anyone who saw something-- that night to come forward. you can call crimestoppers at 702-385-55-55. metro busted a major marijuana we have some
tell you about.... one person is dead after a shooting in northwest las vegas. fox5's abby theodros is live at the scene near lone mountain and cliff shadows. abby, what have you learned? theres a heavy police presence tonight in this quiet neighbornood. police say a man was shot to death by a woman he was in a relationship with. and if you look behind me you can see a police investigation in the early stages metro's homicide unit is still in the early phases of their investigation but we know this started as a domestic dispute between a couple.
leading up to the shooting but the woman told a responding officer that she is the victim of domestic violence. neighbors we spoke with tell us this is the first incident of this nature to happen in the 7 years they've been here. "we all walk our dogs toghether and talk to everybody. we know them personally and have movie in the parks and we jus worry about everybody of course." as you just heard- that couple told us everyone knows each other in this neighborhood. everyone is friendly with one another and they're truly concerned that they know the couple involved in this fatal shoot out. we are still in the very early phases of this
major marijuana grow house in the southeast part of the valley. neighbors say they didn't notice anything out of the ordinary. i had no idea, never seen anybody there. never had any inkling anything was going on there police were called to the home near hacienda and pecos.... just before ten this morning. when someone got to the house to do some work.. and discovered the plants. a family is thanking a good samaritan tonight... for pulling a woman from her burning home. "he grabbed her, pulled her out, dragged her and threw her over the fence. he was a pretty nice guy. i don't know him and i didn't have a chance to thank him, so if you're watching this, thank you. " the fire broke out this morning near washington and rancho. smoke was pouring from the home-- when a passer-by helped the woman to safety. firefighters say the fire may have started from a
the bedroom. the f-b-i says it surrounded the last armed protesters occupying a federal wildlife refuge in oregon. an f-b-i spokesperson says agents tried to approach one of the protesters as he was riding an a-t-v outside barricades. nevada assemblywoman michele fiore flew to oregon today to help negotiate for the protestors. fiore says she is driving to the wildlife refuge to help peacefully end the standoff. over a open phone line... livestreamed on the internet, fiore says she will arrive att the refuge near burns, oregon by one a-m. i'm driving to burns, i'm driving to you. do you hear me. we need thousands to drive to burns. we need thousands to drive here.but make them stand down. ok you know what? what did we talk about. we talked about me getting to
about walking out together." the protester returned to the refuge, and the f- b-i placed agents at all of the barricades. the f-b-i says no shots have been fired, and agents are negotiating with those inside. it's believed there are four people inside the refuge. the situation began january second, when protesters took over the refuge to decry what they called government overreach of federal land. protest leader ammon bundy and several others were arrested last month. a community organization designed to help people in need.... has been the source of multiple break ins. as fox5's abby theodros shows us... the director of bailey's community nest is making a plea to the public. its just sickening. why steal it when you can come in and stand in line and get it for free you know? charmaine coleman says she still can't believe someone could
from a community agency that does so much good in the neighborhood. i have children and i have a grandchild and im disabled so food stamps run slim and when youre hurting for food and you come here you get vegetables, you get milk, you get things that you really need and i benefit from it very gratefully and a lot. baileys community nest serves many people like coleman who live in and around the eastern ridge. however - in the last two weeks they've experienced a string of thefts that have depleted their food supply. in a face book post director sherry koch said most recently - someone stole 10 cases of turkey breast lunch meat and 20 cases of sports drinks. fox 5 wasn't allowed on the bailey middle school campus where the pantry is located but parents familiar with the service say there are security cameras on site -that they hope recorded the theft. richard hodnett has a daughter who volunteers with the pantry - he says campus
believe more than one person is behind the break in they said there was a strange car out back with three guys in it and they took off when the security was out there so idk what's going on. as the community waits for answers- volunteers like dawn hodnett say this... : it really feels bad for me because its like someone taking away something that really belongs to you. whoever broke in to the nest..please turn yourself in. baileys community nest was established in 2011 and is an agency partner of three square food bank of las vegas. the clock is ticking down to the nevada caucus.... and across the state voters are getting ready. how they are preparing for the day... and what voters need to know. add a splash of color to your life.... tomorrow morning on fox5 news this morning... how making a dash across the finish huge difference for homeless people living here in the valley. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is
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with emmy award winner john huck. christine maddela. and weather 24/7 with chief meteorologist ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 10. local. las vegas. both democratic presidential candidates will visit the valley-- ahead of the caucus in hopes of capturing last- minutes votes. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will take part in a town hall... on february 18th. the focus will likely be on specific issues affecting nevada and the latino community... a location for the event has not yet been decided. some voters.... got a run- through... so things run smoothly on caucus day. bernie sanders' henderson officice held a caucus training event tonight. it is an effort to make sure voters are prepared... "you need to know what is going to happen at the caucus, make sure everything is done properly, no mistakes, things go
prepared you are, the smoother it will go and the less time it will take. " there will also be some additional train sessions... we have some of those upcoming sessions listed on the links page of our website, fox5vegas dot com. the democratic caucus is on saturday february 20th. and the republican caucus follows on tuesday february 23rd. only registered republicans and democrats can caucus. republicans must register by this saturday if they want to take part. democrats have until the day of their caucus to register... and they can do that on site. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty we'll see highs in the mid-70s through saturday with a brief temperature drop for valentine's day sunday and presidents day monday. full sun with very light breezes expected in the afternoons also
the week and the weekend. our next increase in clouds looks to be next tuesday and wednesday with mountain showers in the slight category. average high is 62 degrees. we'll see highs in the mid-70s through saturday with a brief temperature drop for valentine's day sunday and presidents day monday. full sun with very light breezes expected in the afternoons also through the end of
his friend was in trouble... so he jumped into action.... how this 5th grader's quick- thinking --- saved his classmate's life. we heard from two religious groups that a saturday caucus gurantees that they can't take part.. are the caucuses too limiting.. should we be a primary state? the rant is still ahead tonight.. we want to hear from
5th grader hailed a hero for jumping in to save his friend's life... when he began choking during lunch hour. today... that student from schorr elementary school was honored in a special way. "when you make a very special decision in life it impact others and that's what we are here today to do." one special 5th grader at schorr elementary honored in front of his school today. "2 weeks ago today, my friend gabriel here was having lunch in this room and his friend kyle was also having lunch when kyle was eating, kyle unfortunatley began to choke on his food." "it felt scary. i couldn't breath. my throat started to get sore a lot. i couldn't really move." that's when gabriel wallace stepped in quickly... and performed the hemlich maneuver on his friend kyle sucalidto "well i saw that he was choking, but i really thought it was a joke. and then i did that and i realized he spit the
actually choking." applause "on behalf of the clark county fire dept and mr. schorr we want to present you with a medal it says hero" today during lunch... gabriel was recognized for jumping into action. "how do you feel? awesome." "actually when at first the school called i thought oh my goodness what has he done. and then when they told me i was completely blown out of the water that he went above and beyond for a friend." gabriel's mom was just as surprised as anyone. gabriel likes the internet like so many of his friends and i'm sure that youtube had a lot to do with teaching him the hemlich." i feel like i always really knew it or i just saw from tv." whatever way he learned... it stuck with him... and it ended up saving his friends life. i realized he saved me i thanked him a bunch. thank you a lot for saving my life both gabriel and kyle also got a special v-i-p pass to shark reef. and... his mom says
for gabriel because his favorite animal is a great white shark. firefighters could be seen hanging 500 feet in the air..... las vegas fire and rescue... were training today on the high roller. the crews were practicing drills... and rescue operations... it was all part of scheduled safety inspections. the drills will continue tomorrow. lets give it another go. that's what the dmv is saying after last year's virtual line system failed. now its putting 300-thousand dollars more into dash pass. this allows people to check in alerts updating line... along with making appointments. the main benefit of this is we'll be able to offer appointments here in las vegas in just a few weeks. we've already been doing appointments in reno on a pilot basis and it h as worked very well in the reno office. dmv officials say last summer the system failed checked in online and never showed up. a former clark county music teacher is behind
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jerimiah mazo is facing up to 60 years in prison for inappropriatly touching his students a judge sentenced him last year, but his victims' parents are now sueing him and clark county school district for what happend to their kids fox 5's miguel martinez-valle talked to the parents' lawyer. robert eglet, the lawyer representing these parents says their main reason for suing the district is to prevent this type of thing from happening to someone elses kids, they say what hurts the most about the abuse their kids suffered, is that the school district could have prevented it. after mazo's sexual abuse charges from 2008 were dropped, clark county school district transferred him
elementary school in north las vegas, parents feel they should have been warned about his past accusations, the school district should have conducted a private investigation on mazo, and he shouldn't have been allowed children... " they have been which tells me they havent done anything, so in order to get them to change their behavior and make sure this doesnt else children in our community, its going to take a lawsuit like this involving money damages to get them to change their behavior." eglet says theres no way of knowning how many children mazo abused, but he says parents of the victims who have come forward described their kids throwing tantrums in order to avoid going to school, being in bad moods on days they had to take his music class, one has even said they dont want to have children because they do not want them to be abused as well. the school distrcit has said
2008 charges against mazo were dismissed there is nothing they could do, we reached out to them about the law suite, they said they dont comment on pending litigation. mazo was originally facing 32 counts of child molestation, last year he pleaded guilty to three lesser counts of attempted lwedness with a child in order to avoid trial north las vegas police have located a van--- believed to have been seen the night of a deadly hit and run accident. polic e say they have been in contact with the owner... but are still investigating. sunday night-- two year-old evelyn green was hit in front of her home near pecos and lake mead. police are asking anyone who saw something-- that night to come forward. two people are shot in an early morning home invasion.... inside a gated community in summerlin. police say a man and a teenage girl were shot. they were rushed to umc. and both are now
a gun was found lying in the grass in a park across the street... detectives believe this gun was involved in the crime.. police say this shooting was not random. neighborsin the area should feel comforted in that fact that we don't have somebody randomly going out and targeting residents in the middle of the night " there are at least two suspects out there tonight.. police wouldn't give a description- likely because they know who they are.. but are working to find out more about the relationships. if you have any information... you are asked to call crimestoppers at 702-385-55-55. two deputies-- are shot and killed in a
maryland shopping center. police believe the men were targeted... kai reed tells how it all happened... according to investigators -- 68 -year old david evans had "warrants" out for his arrest when he walked into the panera bread in abingdon .. during the busy lunch hour. (police news conference "i believe that we are standing here because someone knew who he was - tipping us off" ..) sophia faulkner was sitting nearby
deputy approached evans and sat down to speak with him. seconds later
- evans pulled out a gun. harford county sheriff jeffrey gahler had to take a moment to collect himself as he started talking about his fallen deputies sheriff both deputies who were shot earlier today have succumbed to their injuries ..one of our deputies was a 30 year veteran of this agency served with the court services division ..the other had served this agency for the last 16 years and was assigned to the community services division. harford county executive barry glassman called it a traumatic day for this community. glassman harford county is a small close-knit family..so we know our deputies. as a show of solidarity.law
across the region showed up at shock trauma in baltimore?where one of the deputies was flown in bel air tonight long-time county resident ron riggs walked past the sheriff's office headquarters draped in mourning. ron riggs i mean it's something that
doesn't happen up here. they put their life on the line everytime they go out it's a really noble profession. at the foot headquarters?a few families left flowers and cards?written by what appears to be children?.one of them says "dear police, i am so sorry for what happened to your friend." "he just got out his gun and shot him in the head after the officer just asked him how was your day because they were gonna try and like get answers out of him and see like if he was okay or id he wanted some help but right after that he just the ultimate sacrifice for our been released. police took a man into custody--- after officers say he was waving a gun behind a television reporter during a live broadcast. it happened this afternoon... in front of the brooklyn supreme court. the man waved a gun behind the reporter doing a story on the trial of a police officer charged with fatally shooting a man in a brooklyn housing complex. in august, reporter alison parker and video journalist adam ward, of roanoke, virginia, tv station wdbj, were shot and killed during a live broadcast. u-s attorney general loretta lynch announced today the department of
ferguson. the police department in ferguson, missouri has been under federal scrutiny since the death of unarmed teen michael brown 18 months ago... the city later signed an agreement with the feds, aimed at reforming their criminal justice system... but yesterday the ferguson city council voted to change the terms of the deal. city leaders say they don't have the money to make the settlement work... "(ferguson mayor james knowles ) "there is no reason to enter into an agreement that we know we cannot live up to or that is financially impossible to live up to and it serves no one's purpose for us to fail, that only hurts the prospect for future reforms in other communities " officials say the agreement as written would cost about 3- point-7 million dollars to implement... out of an overall city budget of 14- point-5 million. concerns continue over the zika virus.... there have been confirmed cases in 12 states and washinongt-c. "..zika is new, and new diseases can be scary, particularly when they may
vulnerable among us."" health officials-- were on capitol hill-- testifying about quick spreading virus. the obama administration asking congress for more than 1- point-8 billion dollars in emergency funds to combat zika here and abroad. the funding will go toward things like mosquito control programs, education, and vaccine research. "we are committed to continuing to share the information with the public and with health care providers and policy makers, so that people can make the best possible decisions about health base on the most recent and accurate data." " aside from mosquitos... zika can be sexually transmitted the virus has also been detected in saliva, breast milk, and urine... however so far there's no evidence of transmission in any of those fluids. the water crisis in michigan takes center stage in washington... we're grateful for the outpouring of our fellow citizens for the water
however, this is a band aid fix and people want and deserve a more permanent solution in regard to fixing our pipes and service lines to people's homes." " flint mayor karen weaver joined other officials and public health experts in testifying. but one person was noticably absent... michigan governor rick snyder declined an invitation to the house democratic committee hearing. congress is trying to figure out why dangerously high levels of lead remained in flint's water supply for months and what can be done to help residents. "so our research, which is now published in the american journal of public health, showed a significant increase in the blood lead levels of children. in the entire city of flint, we saw that the blood lead levels, the percentage of children with elevated blood lead levels doubled. and in some neighborhoods it actually tripled. " governor snyder laid out his budget proposal to the state legislature-- today... requesting 195 million dollars to help the city with the water crisis.
republican presidential hopefuls is dwindling. at the same time some candidates are getting the boost-- their campaigns desperately need. fox's kristin fisher has more from washington after spending more than seventy days campaigning in new hampshire and only placing sih xtin the granite state's primary new jersey governor chris christie says he's out. carly fiorina is also throwing in the towel after a close to last place finish in new hampshire. meanwhile ohio governor john kasich is enjoying his wave of popularity after coming in second. not wasting any time kasich arrived in south carolina early this morning meeting with constituents touting his desire to run a positive kasich says: "when people go negative it's because they've got something right to connect and i'd rather be connecting and former florida governor jeb bush is still hanging on telling voters they've pushed the pause button. today he unveiled an ad in south carolina featuring his brother. nat of bush ad: "there is no doubt in my mind that jeb in chief for our taking the blame finish senator
admitting his showing at saturday's debate took some wind out of his sail but senator says he's moving forward. rubio says:"here's we've got a game coming up, there's a future here for this campaign and for the country, you want to know what this election for me." on the other side crushing hillary clinton in the bernie sanders having breakfast sharpton. sharpton says: "i think it is very important that he sent the signal that on the morning after a historic victory...he would come to harlem and have breakfast with me." in washington, kristin fisher, fox news." sanders and clinton will square off tomorrow night in what's expected to be a pivotal debate in light of sanders win. the big win in new hampshire-- has translated into big bucks for bernie sanders. in the 18 hours-- after the polls closed.... his campaign raised more than five- million dollars. half of that was raised in the first @`f@f]v\gb`xx>
beyonce has been under fire since her super bowl half time perfeormance. the hashtag, "boycott beyonc0 is taking over social media... saying the singer's new song "formation" is "anti-cop." supporters and opponents will hold competing rallies later this month. opponents are calling for a protest at the n- f-l's headquarters in new york city on february 16. which has sparked calls for beyonc0 supporters to hold a counter- protest. the runnin' rebels are back at the mack... taking on san jose state.... we'll recap how the rebels did tonight live from the thomas & mack, coming up " singing" 12 the top 24 take the stage.... vying for the title of american idol. who gave the contestants-- a little all-star boost.
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you can catch more highlights this sunday on the news at 10. 24/7, with chief pretty we'll see highs in the mid-70s through saturday with a brief temperature drop for valentine's day sunday and presidents day monday. full sun with very light breezes expected in the afternoons also through the end of the week and the weekend. our next increase in clouds looks to be next tuesday and wednesday with
monday. full sun with very light breezes expected in the afternoons also through the end of the week and the weekend. our
next increase in clouds looks to be next tuesday and wednesday with mountain showers in the slight category. average high is 62 degrees. closed captioning will resume shortly for several hours today.. fifty four guests of the luxor were told to stay out of their rooms housekeeping staff found a suspicious substance which prompted the call to police... no word on what it was but guests were let back in. shanna says good on the luxor staff...
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